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We live in economically challenging times. Over 14 million Americans have a mortgage on their home that is more than the home is worth. Unemployment is over 9% of those who have not given up looking for a job. Wages remain flat. Many are thankful just to have a job.

This situation leads to many of us asking, "How can I make money on the side?" While you many have a job, you may find yourself in the situation that a little more income is needed to be financially afloat. That is where I have found myself.

My financial situation

I have asked that same question, "How can I make money on the side?" I have always had lower paying jobs and struggled with making ends meet. For a while, I was able to use some emergency funds I had as backup, but now much of that is gone. My wife's job has been terminated due to government grant cut backs and she has struggled to find a job. However, none of them has paid as well as the one that was eliminated. Raises have been slow in coming in my job, but bills keep coming.

At one time I tried multi-level marketing and invested several hundred dollars in tools, conferences, and product with little to show for my effort. I have searched on line for different opportunities to answer that question, "How can I make money on the side?" The answers I received have been everything but hopeful. Some have been plain scams. One was a possibility, but iffy. The "job" was to fill out offers to try a product or service for a period of time and you would receive gift cards, products, etc. The problem with this "job" was that if you did not cancel by the date, your credit card would be charged, so you would have to keep close records of when you started the trial, when you had to cancel, and verify that you had cancelled. Sometimes you even needed to fight with the companies to get a refund on the credit charges placed on the card. At times you would definitely miss the deadline and would have to accept the charges.

My Dream Second Job

My dream "how to make money on the side" job would include these qualities: work anytime, work as many hours as I desired, low to no start up costs, a proven track record of success, and a possibility of residual income (on-going income after the initial work was done).

As I continued to search the internet for such a job, I discovered one company that met the qualifications I desired. It was not a job, but a business. This meant that the amount of income was decided by me, not a boss. This business opportunity provides the opportunity to receive payment based upon the amount of work you do and the skills in the business that you develop. In fact, this web site focuses on training you how to make money on the side. It was started six years ago by two college students seeking to make money while in college. After they tried and failed many times, they learned the techniques they share with the members of their web site. They even offer a few e-course for others to try the business before becoming members of thetheir web site.

If you want to make money on the side, you can learn about this opportunity through a no obligation e-course.

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